ardella

noun
ar·​del·​la | \ ärˈdelə \
plural ardellae\ -​ˈdelē \

Definition of ardella

: any of the small dust-resembling apothecia of certain lichens

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History and Etymology for ardella

New Latin, perhaps from Greek arda dirt (perhaps from ardein to water) + New Latin -ella; akin to Sanskrit varī water

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“Ardella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ardella. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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